Laboratory Assistant in Orange Park, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital

Laboratory Assistant

Orange Park, FL, United States
Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Laboratory   Job ID: 88044
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Orange Park Medical Center

2001 Kingsley Avenue Orange Park, FL 32073

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Laboratory Assistant you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital​ which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Orange Park Medical Center is a full service, certified Level II Trauma Center with 300 plus inpatient beds located in the heart of Orange Park, FL just outside of Jacksonville, FL. This state-of-the-art facility provides top-notch medical care to Clay County and the surrounding communities for over the past 40 years. Orange Park Medical Center has grown from a small community hospital to a top healthcare provider of choice in Northeast Florida for patients, staff and physicians alike.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Florida Orange Park Hospital​, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) full time, night shift, Laboratory Assistant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

  • As a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist, you will be responsible for:
  • Specimen collection and testing requirements and understanding specimen rejection
  • Collecting blood specimens through venipuncture methods and skin puncture practices on pediatric, neonatal, adults and geriatric patients
  • Completing appropriate specimen collection documentation
  • Following established procedures for patient identification and specimen collection based test orders
  • Educating patient and/or family regarding specimen collection procedures prior to obtaining specimen
  • Using our computer information system relative to job functions
  • Clerical duties (i.e., faxing, phones, pneumatic tube system, reports)
  • Reviewing Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues; take action as appropriate

Requirements:

  • A completed high school diploma or GED 
  • A vocational/technical diploma
  • A phlebotomy certificate is beneficial
  • Less than 1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
  • Time management and customer service skills

Integrated Regional Labs is a full service provider for clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology services, providing hospitals, physicians, and clients with timely diagnostic information for patient care. Our infrastructure includes a fully automated esoteric core laboratory in Fort Lauderdale, a histology and microbiology operation in Largo, Florida, and a network of hospital based rapid-response laboratories present in four HCA Healthcare divisions within the state of Florida. Our core laboratories support more than 250 acute and rehab hospitals, physician practices, surgery centers and commercial accounts.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Laboratory Assistant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Laboratory
Full-time • Nights > 10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) to meet CMS requirements, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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